For the past 3-4 years now much of the content I have created online has pivoted around blogging. Social media and marketing as well as business has been a topic I have centrally focused on and in particular over the past year I have enjoyed it immensely as there has been more feedback than ever before.
“I’m sorry, we have to let you go. You’re fired.”
When you are working as a freelancer you may think that there is a slim to zero chance of you ever having to say this to someone. Unless you are firing a client. Yes, you can fire clients and chances are at some point you are going to have to do it because not all clients are fantastic to work with.
It is no secret that you should have some form of presence on Instagram by now. You may be a business, personal brand, client based service or online publication – you need to be on there. If you are not on Instagram you are missing a big opportunity.
popSLATE is officially done, I was sad to wake up this morning and find an email in my inbox which went into the details of the recent troubles they have been having over popSLATE 2.
One of the biggest mental challenges we face when we start a new blog is “who is going to actually read this?” You have got yourself fired up over the idea, you have a name, organised the domain and claimed social media accounts.
There are still people out there trying to blast “copycat Instagram” particularly over their most recent move which is the launch of geostickers in their stories feature. We have to start looking past the whole Instagram copycat spiel and start looking at how to leverage the platform for our benefit, be it business or personal.
I have been been using WordPress to create websites and blogs for as long as I can remember. Through my teens it was more experimentation and learning, I opened countless websites using the free WordPress hosted servers just so I could learn about CMS and how to do the basics.
Social media has advanced so much to the point where we have countless tools to track what is happening on our networks and our profiles. I know people who use countless numbers of tools to keep up with the game, never mind just get ahead of the game.
Taking a step away from the usual social media and business content today, the iPhone 8 rumours are already gathering steam and with this year being the 10 year anniversary of the iPhone, well if you need to upgrade you are better off waiting!